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Petition for Redress of Grievances

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Many things are either allowed by the Constitution or prohibited.  What is not allowed is either reserved to the states or to the people.  On the 20th, I intend to use one of the things allowed to the people.  I intend to ask the Government to abide by the limitations of the Constitution.  If they do not take up my petition and give me an answer, then I shall ask for their resiganation for failure to carry out their oath of office.  I will get an answer one way or the other, will you join my petition?

Petition for Redress of Grievances

To: President of the United States of America B. Obama
To: Senator Lamar Alexander (TN)
To: Senator Bob Corker (TN)
To: Representative David P. 'Phil' Roe (TN)
To: The Senior official available at the U.S. Federal District Court in Greeneville, TN

In as much as the supreme law of the land are the Constitution and the Treaties. Our current military operations in the world are illegal under the law of the land.

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Redress sought.

Immediate defunding of the so called wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and return of the State Militias to their respective states and immediate compliance not with an ill defined National Security but with the Constitution and such treaties as may apply. Specifically since the only reason for sending our troops in harms way allowed by the Constitution are the following.

Article 1 - The Legislative Branch
Section 8 - Powers of Congress

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The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

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To establish Post Offices and Post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme Court;

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A retired Navyman who has ran for 1st. District of Tennessee as a Green with a primary plank of Impeaching Bush/Chaney and a secondary plank of listening to and serving people instead of corporations. He now has accepted the position of FOAVC (more...)

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